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New York Times, Friday, April 30, 2004

Author:
Kevin Hagen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin Hagen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Hagen. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2004, The New York TimesNo. 0430 ( 19,897 )
Across
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___ bit : NOTA
5
Brought off : DID
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Scream inducer : SPIDER
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One way to be wounded : INACTION
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Certain battery : AACELL
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Founder of the last Japanese shogunate : TOKUGAWA
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Deciphers : BREAKS
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Image receiver : RETINA
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Finest examples : PEARLS
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Base line? : SAFE
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Contract specs : TERMS
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Car since 1949 : SAAB
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Facility : EASE
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Disposed (of) : RID
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Hungarian-born mathematician Paul : ERDOS
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Books about the Mounties, e.g. : CANADIANA
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Feature of many banks : DRIVETHRUWINDOW
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Cared : GAVEAHOOT
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"The Quiet American" star, 2002 : CAINE
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Check out : EYE
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Tries to win : WOOS
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Homer Simpson's hangout : MOES
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Lush : SOUSE
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Abyssinian greeting : MEOW
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Surface : EMERGE
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Not at all curious : NORMAL
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Want : DEARTH
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Like the Crusades : MEDIEVAL
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In order : ARIGHT
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"Them" : THEENEMY
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___ worth : MONEYS
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Bro's partner : SIS
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Dosage abbr. : TSPS
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Small criticism, slangily : NIT
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___ around : ONOR
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Plummets : TAKESADIVE
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Better than : ACUTABOVE
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Lane with lines : DIANE
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Skunk River locale : IOWA
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Kind of test : DNA
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Handheld cutter : SABERSAW
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One seeking signs of life? : PARAMEDIC
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Anti-___ (airport equipment) : ICERS
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Question or answer in "___?" ... "___!" : DEAL
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Forest rangers : ELKS
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"Weir of Hermiston" author, in brief : RLS
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Exclamation around a water cooler : TGIF
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Insignificant one : PEANUT
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Yellowish pink : TEAROSE
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Umbrella plant, e.g. : SEDGE
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Marshal : ARRAY
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Program carriers : RADIOWAVES
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Combined : INONE
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1925 Nobel Peace Prize winner : DAWES
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Shipshape? : SEAWORTHY
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Go for : CHOOSE
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Shortly : INAMOMENT
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They may be gathered : THOUGHTS
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Like some suits : SERGE
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Statistical figures : MODES
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View from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame : ERIE
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Cardinal : MAIN
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Beverage brand : NEHI
46
Light : LAMP
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Coolidge or Roosevelt : DAM
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Chain parts: Abbr. : MTS
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River at Ghent : LYS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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